Is your company located in the Seattle area and committed to continuous improvement? Are you seeking ways to accelerate your improvement journey, deliver better value to your customers, and engage your workforce? Join the AME Seattle Consortium today and become part of a collaborative learning network of local companies that are committed to performance excellence and collaborative learning. Consortium membership is open to companies from any industry (manufacturing, health care, financial services, software, distribution, information technology, and more) in the Seattle area with a desire to share and learn to become part of this practitioner-to-practitioner network. Leverage collective resources and knowledge and improve your approach to improvement!

Interested in joining? Get an introduction to the AME Seattle Consortium and learn more about the benefits, offerings and more. Contact Ryan Zeng at


Advancing the manufacturing community by banding together with Marc Braun & Jonathan Jones

The Manufacturing Executive is a growth strategy podcast for manufacturing leaders, hosted by Gorilla 76 thinker & founder Joe Sullivan. The podcast recently hosted Marc Braun, executive coach at MDB, chairman for the AME, former president of Cambridge Air Solutions, author, and volunteer and Jonathan Jones, AME consortium facilitator, CEO Peer Advisory Board Leader, executive coach, author and community leader. In this episode, they discuss:


Consortia members attend all AME Seattle Consortium events free of charge! 


Oct. 29, Sunday Pre-Conference

Oct. 30, Monday — Workshops

Oct. 31, Tuesday — Keynote speakers, tours, practitioner presentations, exhibitors, networking events

Nov. 1, Wednesday — Keynote speakers, tours, practitioner presentations, exhibitors, networking events

Nov. 2, Thursday — Keynote speakers, tours, practitioner presentations, exhibitors, networking events

The AME International Conference returns in Cleveland in 2023! 

The meaning of excellence has changed. Focus is shifting across industries toward culture, employee well-being and purpose. Join us on October 30-November 2, 2023, in Cleveland, Ohio, for the 39th annual AME International Conference. An event by practitioners for practitioners, AME brings together continuous improvement professionals from the front office to the front lines and from every industry and corner of the earth.

Hosted at the Huntington Convention Center, AME Cleveland 2023 will focus on engagement, sustainability, industry 4.0, lean fundamentals and leadership. Learn from organizations that are keeping employees, customers, their communities and the environment in mind. See excellence in action on local tours and engage with fellow continuous improvement practitioners during presentations and interactive sessions. Hear from inspiring keynote speakers, grow your professional network and much more. 

Learn best practices to make transformational changes in your organization. Build upon your experience from the 2022 AME International Conference where we “Embraced Disruption” as you ReImagine Excellence in 2023.



We are excited to have you as part of the AME Seattle Consortium and look forward to the opportunity to share, learn and grow with your organization.